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ABI-INFORM Complete (from Proquest)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
This database is the most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Dateline and ABI/INFORM Archive.
Academic OneFile (Gale)Login Required
Articles

From Gale, Academic OneFile contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals. This comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.

Academic Search PremierLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
(Via EbscoHost) Full text for thousands of publications, including thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles as well as newspapers. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further.
American Factfinder (U.S. Census Bureau)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
AVON: Academic Video Online (was VAST)Login Required
Movies/Films
From Alexander Street Press, this comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video resource on the Web brings together thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines. With thousands and thousands of complete titles (not clips), AVON includes award-winning films from dozens of notable producers and distributors.
Backgrounders: Current political & economic issues (Council on Foreign Relations)
Website
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Backgrounders are articles on current political & economic issues.
BigCharts : Historical Quotes
Website
From MarketWatch, Historical Quotes tool allows you to look up a security's exact closing price. Website also includes other financial market information.
Bplans.com - Standard Business Plan Outline
Website
This article explains and outlines a typical business plan.
Bplans.com - Sample Business Plans
Website
Around 60 business plan samples. Company sells plans, so you can only see these samples for free. The 500 others will cost you.
Britannica Academic EditionLogin Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information Maps
An excellent online encyclopedia, dictionary, and world atlas. Don't know much about your topic? Start here.
Business Source PremierLogin Required
Articles
(via EbscoHost) Provides full text for nearly 8,200 serials; provides full text back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998.
Business USA
Government Website
Business USA, produced by several US government agencies, is a centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier than ever for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire. Business USA connects businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help. Topics include starting & growing a business, access financing, exporting, hiring employees, taxes & credits, health care changes, disaster relief, finding opportunities & more.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access)
Articles Government
Finding tool for Federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical (since 1976) and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. For publications 1895-1976 visit Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck).
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Government Images Statistics / Weights / Measures
Information on specific health and safety topics, public health image library, state and national data sets on health and disease as well as environmental health and emergency preparedness and more.
Charity Navigator
Website
Find a charity you can trust.
CIA World Factbook
Government
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Company Information Websites
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Converter (Online Conversion)
Tools
Converts just about any measurement.
Country Studies
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
CountryWatchLogin Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes country reviews, data, maps, intelligence briefings, specials reports and more.
Credo ReferenceLogin Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information
General reference source, aggregating content of major subjects from the "best publishers of reference."
Developing Countries - Data (World Bank)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
World Bank (www.worldbank.org) provides data on countries around the world. Find developing countries under "income" levels.
Digital National Security ArchiveLogin Required
Articles Government
From Proquest, DNSA is several collections of recently declassified documents, other declassified documents and papers, the vast majority of them published here either for the first time or in less excised form.
Directory Library (Gale Directory Library--directory of directories)Login Required
Directories / Phone Books
Gale Directory Library searches together or separately Encyclopedia of Associations & Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media.
Dissertations & Theses (via Proquest)Login Required
Articles
The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. Full-text for most entries since 1997. Abstracts back to 1980.
EBook Central (formerly Ebrary)-- Academic Non-Fiction CollectionLogin Required
E-Book
At 150,000 online books, these non-fiction books span all academic subject areas. Can be read online or downloaded.
Ebsco eBook CollectionsLogin Required
E-Book
The library subscribes to the following eBook collections that are searched together from this link: Publishing Collection, Academic Collection North America, and Community College Collection: Nursing & Allied Health (includes Vet Tech and Computer Software), Clinical collection and Engineering Collection.
EconLit (via Proquest)Login Required
Articles
This database is published by the American Economic Association and provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. The search platform is Proquest.
EDGAR
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system) Access to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's database of information filed by companies that are required to do so by federal law (Public companies). SEC requires public companies to disclose meaningful financial and other information to the public so that potential investors can make informed decisions.
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. (Part of Gale Directory Library)Login Required
Directories / Phone Books
This publication is part of Gale Directory Library, a federated search engine of directories.
Entrepreneur.com's Sample Business Plans
Website
Sample business plans from Entrepreneur.com, a website to help individuals start their own business.
FedStats
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. NOTE: Search this site for table information that was in the Statistical Abstracts of the United States, now discontinued.
Films on DemandLogin Required
Movies/Films
Collection by Films Media Group (FMG) of online educational videos. These films are viewed through streaming video and can be linked by faculty into online classes. Flash is the recommended viewing software. If streaming is not smooth, try a lower playback file size (300, or 400).
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (via EBSCO)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information
An online encyclopedia
Gale Reference (GVRL)Login Required
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
All of your favorite reference books online. Search within one reference title, across several reference titles, or even across several other Gale databases. 
General OneFile (Gale)Login Required
Articles

General OneFile is Gale's largest general-interest database with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker's Magazines for Libraries. We've included the reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals.

Global Issues in ContextLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures

From Gale, this database provides perspectives on International news, events, health, business, foreign conflict, science, society, politics, women and family and other issues as well as maps, history and other tools.

Government Documents
Articles Website
University of South Florida's gateway to Federal and some state government documents.
Grants Search Tool (Foundation Directory)
Directories / Phone Books
Park County residents have access to Foundation Directory grant information through the Cody Library, Park County Library System in Cody, WY.  Due to licensing agreements, you must visit the library to use this resource. Click on the resource title link above to get more information.
Investor Words
Dictionaries / Thesauri
Glossary of investing & accounting terms.
JSTORLogin Required
Articles
Provides  full-text to scholarly journals in administration, African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, business, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, law, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population, psychology, public policy, sociology, statistics,  US and International Music research and theory, and more... Current issues are not included.
Lexis-Nexis - All Lexis & Company DossierLogin Required
Articles
Lexis Nexis has full-text and abstracts of news, business, and legal information. Great source for regional, national, and international newspaper coverage.
Lexis-Nexis - All News SearchLogin Required
Newspaper
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of information designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. This link provides advanced searching of all major world publications, newspapers, reviews, broadcasts & more.
MasterFILE PremierLogin Required
Articles Biographies Images
(via EbscoHost) Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Also includes more than 360 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Montana Census & Economic Information Center
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
From the Montana Department of Commerce with links to Montana's census data.
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck)Login Required
Government
An historical archive of U.S. Government publications from 1895-1976. For publications since 1976, visit Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access).
Motley Fool
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Financial news including S&P 500 news, stock market tracking, and other investing information. Includes list of top DOW companies.
MSN Money
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Get stock market quotes, news, featured stories and more.
NACo
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
National Association of Counties provides governance, ordinances, news, isuues, and other county organizational and demographic information. Also provides a "Find a County" feature.
NAICS (North American Industry Classification System)
Government Website
From the U.S. Department of Commerce, NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Find the NAICS codes & information for various industries by keyword or by their code.
NASDAQ
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Follow the U.S. stock market, get quotes and research information, see market activity, news, and investing insights.
New York Times
Newspaper
Free, but registration is required.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Also a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium CollectionLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information
From ready-reference (quick reference) to comprehensive scholarly articles.
Proquest CentralLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
An interdisciplinary database by Proquest; includes JBI (nursing evidence-based journals) and agricultural journals. Also find peer-reviewed articles, newspapers, and magazines, plus more!
Proquest ComprehensiveLogin Required
Articles E-Book

Proquest Comprehensive includes Proquest Central, SciTech, Historical Newspapers, Ebrary (eBook Central) ebooks as well as many other smaller, specialized collections. Remember to limit to type of information once you do a search (scholarly articles or newspapers or books, etc.)

Regional Business NewsLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
(via EbscoHost) Coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970
Maps
Provides digital access to Sanborn fire insurance maps for Wyoming cities and towns. Used to estimate the potential risk for urban structures. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.
SBCDNet Business Plans & Templates
Website
A clearinghouse of information of interest to small businesses. Sponsored by the Small Business Administration of the U.S. Government, this link provides many sample business plans and templates as well as other information.
Serials Locator (360 Link) - Start with the citationLogin Required
Articles Tools
Have a journal article's citation but need to find which database carries the full text? Search for the citation in this electronic journal locator tool created by Serials Solution 360 Link. Includes information about paper holdings at the library.
ThomasNet - Supplier Discovery, Product Sourcing & CAD drawings
Website
Find product suppliers, source products, and download 3D CAD models.
Total BooX (Ebooks)
New E-Book
This innovative ebook service allows users to have an unlimited number of ebooks for as long as they like. Over 50,000 fiction and non-fiction titles. You'll need download a mobile app and set up an account with your library card and PIN.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Directory
Directories / Phone Books
Search by State for local Chamber of Commerce offices and their contact information and websites.
U.S. News Archives on the Web
Newspaper Website
United States newspaper archives available on the Web
United Nations Demographic Yearbook
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Find statistics about countries, their people and population changes over time.
Universal Currency Converter
Tools
Converts over 85 currencies.
USA.gov
Articles Directories / Phone Books Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The official portal for all USA federal, state, and local information, from online documents and resources to social security benefits, government jobs and tips on stretching your dollars.
WorldCat - cataloged items from libraries around the world
Tools
Library catalog of books, audiovisual materials, music scores and recordings, government publications, etc. from around the world. No journal articles. Find an item you wish to check out? Contact NWC Library & we will get the item for you via Interlibrary Loan.
Wyoming Economic Analysis Division (Also Labor & Population)
Statistics / Weights / Measures
This Division includes Wyoming demographic information, economic data, cost of living information, population estimates, special reports and State revenue information. Also includes national population comnparisons.
Wyoming Inventors Database
Directories / Phone Books Government
Indexes United States patents in which one or more of the inventors were from Wyoming.
Wyoming State Website
Government Website
Portal access to the State of Wyoming government
Wyoming: Big Horn County Government
Website
Includes the towns of Lovell, Greybull, & Basin.
Wyoming: City of Cody Municipal Code
Website
Includes other information about the City of Cody.
Wyoming: City of Lovell Municipal Code
Website
Find other Lovell, WY information on the Town of Lovell website.
Wyoming: City of Powell Municipal Code
Website
Find additional information about Powell & city gorvernment from this website.
Wyoming: Park County Government
Website
Includes Powell, Cody, & Meeteetse.
Wyoming: Washakie County Government
Website
Includes the towns of Worland & Tensleep.
Xe.com Currency Converter & Foreign Exchange
Website Tools
Convert currency, see exchange rates and market analysis.
Yahoo! Finance
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Stock market and financial quotes, information, and news.

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